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Silhouette Curio Get Started Creating Fabulous Projects

The hardest part of creating something is choosing the design that I want to commit to.
I was searching for a 50th Anniversary card to create and nothing looked right to me.

Then I saw a project on my Silhouette Secrets+ with EllyMae Facebook group that a member was creating and it was an inspiration
(Thank you Patti!).

Sometimes that is all it takes. Seeing a project that someone else is creating and it sparks that creative energy and all the pieces just fall into place.

Today, I am here to share the finished project and how you can get started creating amazing things with the Silhouette Curio.

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I always like to create gifts that are unique and with the Curio that is possible. With the ability to etch on metal or acrylic, I can create a customized gift in no time. But, sometimes I still need a creative jump-start. I know many of my Facebook group members love and can’t wait to see what is posted in the Show and Tell on Saturdays.
It is a great place to share your Silhouette creations, projects in-progress, or see what others might be creating with their machines.

The above metal etching project was created with the Silhouette Curio, Silhouette Etching tool, and the Silhouette metal etching sheets. These Silhouette metal etching sheets are what I recommend for any new user to start with when wanting to learn etching with the Curio.

How can you learn the Curio?

There are a couple ways you can get started with this awesome little machine.

1 – Check out this Unboxing video on Youtube to see how to set up the machine – HERE.

2 – Curio Beginner Setup & First Cuts with Cardstock & Vinyl video course HERE

3 – Let’s Explore the Curio – Getting Started blog post HERE

4 – Beginner Curio Etching Metal written tutorial found HERE

5 – Beginner Curio Metal Etching Video Course HERE

6 – Basic Acrylic Etching with the Curio video course HERE

7 – Etching Photos with the Curio found HERE

8 – Curio Advanced Beginner – Metal Etching placement video course HERE

8 – Embossing Leather with the Curio can be found HERE

The Curio is a fantastic machine and takes some time to learn.
But it is so worth it when you do!

I would love to see what you are creating with your Silhouette machines.
Feel free to post photos or questions on my Facebook group at 
Silhouette Secrets with EllyMae.

Don’t have a Curio machine yet, but want to add it to your tools?
Find it here:
Silhouette America

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